The Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY) and the Tech Garden will host an exciting presentation on Upstate New York's emerging nanotechnology industry as part of TACNY's 2011-2012 Sweet Lecture Series. "Nanotechnology: Driving a 21st Century Educational and Economic Renaissance in New York State" is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 6 p.m. Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany-SUNY, is the featured speaker.
The event will be held at the Whitney Applied Technology Center at Onondaga Community College. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Dr. Kaloyeros will provide an overview of nanotechnology and will describe regional initiatives, including CNSE's partnership with Lockheed Martin and CenterState CEO. Catalyzed by a New York State Assembly investment, the Nanotechnology Innovation and Commercialization Excelerator (NICE) is designed to accelerate critical 21st century technologies and attract additional nanotechnology growth to Central New York.